Harold Barron

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Harold Barron
Harold Barron 1920.jpg
Harold Barron at the 1920 Olympics
Personal information
Born August 29, 1894
Berwyn, Pennsylvania, United States
Died October 5, 1978 (aged 84)
San Francisco, United States
Alma mater Pennsylvania State University
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 110 m hurdles
Club Meadowbrook Club, Philadelphia
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 120 ydH – 15.0 (1917)

Harold Earl Barron (August 29, 1894 – October 5, 1978) was an American sprinter. He specialized in the 110 m hurdles, in which he won a silver medal at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[1]

Barron attended Pennsylvania State University.

Nationally Barron won the AAU hurdles title in 1917 and 1920 and the NCAA title in 1922. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University he was hired as an assistant athletics coach at Mercersburg Academy by head coach Jimmy Curran, then Cascadilla School in New York, and finally at Georgia Institute of Technology.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Harold Barron. sports-reference.com